I had a thyroidectomy in november. Two months ago my scar turned red , sore and puffy. I went to my doctor today and he gave me a series of shots into my scar. He did not explain much to me . Why did he give me shots and what could be wrong?
If Your Thryoidectmoy Scar is Infected , What is in the Shot That Gets Injected into Scar Line?
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Treatment of thyroid scars
Your scar may be inflamed and red, causing it to hypertrophy and keloid. I have treated thyroid scars with excellent success in the past. They usually require aggressive treatment.
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